COVID-19 Information

New Hanover County Public Health has been on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic since early March 2020, and continues to serve the community through education, contact tracing, testing, vaccinations, and more. Visit the pages below for up-to-date information and resources, and stay informed.

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New Hanover County COVID-19 Dashboard

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COVID-19 data for New Hanover County is gathered and updated from the NC Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 dashboard. For more information, demographics, and a statewide picture of COVID-19, visit NCDHHS.gov. See more questions and answers about New Hanover County’s COVID-19 data and information below.

Public School Data: New Hanover County Schools provides a dashboard of COVID-19 cases in schools, based on information from Public Health, and that can be found at nhcs.net/backtoschool.

UNCW Data: UNCW also publishes a public dashboard with information about cases of COVID-19 among students and staff, testing and quarantine and isolation beds in use. View the UNCW dashboard here.

Hospital Data: Local hospitalization data is provided by New Hanover Regional Medical Center and is updated on their weekly dashboard here.

Testing Data: COVID-19 testing data is provided by the NC Department of Health & Human Services and is updated on their dashboard here. Additionally, you can see statewide information about testing, hospitalizations, outbreaks and clusters, and more on the NCDHHS dashboard.

A: COVID-19 data for New Hanover County is gathered and updated from the NC Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 dashboard. New Hanover County’s dashboard reports COVID-19 data on:

  • Total New Cases Over Past 14 Days
  • Percent Positivity for New Hanover County
  • Percent Positivity for North Carolina
  • Total Cases in New Hanover County, North Carolina & the United States
  • Total Deaths in New Hanover County, North Carolina & the United States
  • Cases demographics for New Hanover County & North Carolina
  • Vaccinations for New Hanover County & North Carolina

Most data is updated Monday through Friday by NCDHHS but is subject to change according to the state’s schedule.

Information is confirmed by the state and checked regularly to provide accurate and up to date information for the public, so data and reports may change retroactively. Check the dashboard regularly for the most accurate information.

Health: 1650 Greenfield Street • Wilmington, NC 28401 • Phone 910-798-3500 • Fax 910-798-7834 • Human Services Fax 910-798-7824
Environmental Health: 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 140 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-6667 • Fax 910-798-7815
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